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Latest Career Moves in Animal Nutrition – August 2023

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Feedinfo covers recent senior job moves within the global animal nutrition sector, helping readers keep up to date with new roles, board appointments and business changes.

Recent moves (in alphabetical order of company or organisation) include:

Anpario has appointed of Tim Pollock as Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 August 2023. Pollock’s previous roles included Director of Strategic Development and M&A for Lallemand Animal Nutrition, and Food & Agriculture Investment Director for British International Investment. He founded AgCap in 2018, which provides consultancy advice to the food and agribusiness sectors.

Azelis Group has announced that Todd Cottrell will assume the role of CEO of Azelis Americas on 30 September 2023. Cottrell has worked in the coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers industry, his last position having been Managing Director Americas for a large European manufacturer.

Benson Hill has appointed Kimberly Hurst as its Chief Transformation Officer. In her new role Hurst will lead cross-functional projects to drive efficiencies in the business, direct companywide resourcing, and develop operational strategies, as well as explore partnership models to leverage the company’s technology platform. Prior to joining Benson Hill in 2020 as vice president of corporate development, she served as senior vice president of long-term planning at Post Holdings during its transformation into a diversified food holdings company.

EW Nutrition has appointed Jan Vanbrabant as its new CEO. Vanbrabant previously held leadership roles at DSM, Erber Group, Biomin and Kemin. Former CEO Michael Gerrits is heading into retirement after six years leading EW Nutrition.

ForFarmers has said that that Roeland Tjebbes has decided to resign as CFO and member of the Executive Board as of 31 December 2023 in order to take on the position of CFO elsewhere. The search process for a new CFO has been initiated.

Hamlet Protein has hired Simon Martyn as Commercial Director. Martyn has management experience in global companies like Nutriad and Adisseo. He takes over from Jan Kamphof, who recently joined Schothorst Feed Research as their new director.

The Mosaic Company announced that Joc O'Rourke intends to retire and that Mosaic's Board of Directors has unanimously elected Bruce Bodine, currently SVP - North America, to succeed as CEO on 1 January 2024. Bodine has already been elected President of the company and a member of the Mosaic Board of Directors. Bodine has worked for Mosaic and its predecessor company for many years and held a number of executive roles, including Senior Vice President - Potash, Senior Vice President - Phosphates, and Vice President-Supply Chain.